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Alpha Candidates are some of the most exceptional women in Financial Services. Industry leaders and experts in their fields, they also happen to be women who trust E2W to help them secure their next challenge.  

We work with many of the most exceptional women in the financial services industry – helping them develop their skills and build their network. When they are ready for a new challenge, the best of the best become our Alpha Candidates. If you’re currently searching for a new hire, look no further than the profiles below. Just be quick, as with their skills and expertis, we're sure they wont be on the market for long. 

If you’re a hiring manager or recruiter looking for exceptional candidates you will find them below. If you can’t, give us a call and we will find them for you!

If you are an existing E2W client our placement fees for Alpha Candidates are 50% of our agreed rates. 


Sector
Investment Banking, Corporate and Commercial Banking
Discipline
Finance / Audit, Consulting
Seniority
Director
Other
Flexible / Agile Working, Open to discussing new career directions , Interim, Permanent

Commercial Finance Director

Package (including bonus): £280,000+

  • A commercially focused finance professional with extensive corporate experience across front office investment banking, management consultancy, financial planning & analysis, & strategy development
  • An experienced finance business partner, delivering businesses transformation through improved financial management & decision making
  • Managed the delivery of financial & strategic plans at Board level, design of product & sales performance metrics, organisational design, and implementing cost management initiatives
  • Deep experience working with C-suite clients in leadership & senior management roles
  • An inspiring and dedicated leader with deep experience of managing global teams to deliver in high profile & often complex strategic turnaround environments
  • I am passionate about employee wellbeing and how to optimise work environments to support employees 

Candidate Ref: 2022536

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Sector
Investment Asset Management, Wealth / Private Banking, Corporate and Commercial Banking
Discipline
Financial Risk, Operations, Product / Product Management, Consulting , Strategy
Seniority
Senior Vice President / Manager
Other
Open to discussing new career directions , Permanent

Economist

Package (including bonus): £120,000+

  • A multilingual innovator with over 16 + years’ of international experience. Possess outstanding social coordination skills and a remarkable history of negotiating win- win outcomes. 
  • Sophisticated executive demeanor, comfortable functioning at the highest levels of client organizations; exquisite presentation skills, and excel at the art of storytelling. Demonstrable track record of increasing profitability through the ability to determine causation behind issues, detect patterns and comprehend the big picture and long term implications. 
  • Leading product strategy based on research and analysis a range of complex financial and market data sources to understand product performance and potential impact.
  • Adept in analysing modus operandi and implementing effective systems, strategies and processes to optimize organisational performance.
  • Fine team player with calm approach who can coordinate and manage multiple tasks within demanding timeframes. 
  • Solid academic background (MBA, MSc in Financial Management, BSc in Economics).

Candidate Ref: 1921353

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Sector
Investment Asset Management
Discipline
Portfolio / Fund Management
Seniority
Senior Vice President / Manager
Other
Open to discussing new career directions

Portfolio Manager

Package (including bonus): £ 125,000+

Dedicated and self-motivated with excellent communication and analytical skills. Six years’ experience in fixed Income portfolio Management with recognized top down skills and strong interest in macro and geopolitics. Involved in cross-company projects to increase diversity in the workplace.

Candidate Ref: 1911527

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Sector
Cross Sector
Discipline
Technology
Seniority
Senior Vice President / Manager
Other
Open to discussing new career directions , Globally Mobile, Interim, Permanent

Senior Manager - Innovation, Strategy and Partnerships

Package (including bonus): £170,000/ 850 p/d

  • Experienced senior manager focused on digital banking, strategy, innovation and new product development
  • Successfully initiates new business/ product development strategy from C level ideation sessions, progressing them through prototype, pilot and delivery
  • Managed large complex programs with on/off shore teams (up to 100)
  • Established global partnerships with fintechs, large techs collaborating to create new products/services
  • Skilfully navigated knowledge sharing with risk, legal and compliance on new technologies (AI fintech) in a highly regulated environment
  • Strong client facing and stakeholder management skills gained from consulting experience
  • Avid angel investor with experience evaluating unlisted start ups (due diligence, financial projections, exit strategies) with a view to invest

Candidate Ref: 1919850

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Sector
Investment Asset Management, Private Equity
Discipline
Finance / Audit
Seniority
Director
Other
Flexible / Agile Working, Open to discussing new career directions

Finance Director

Package (including bonus): £160,000

  • Managing, mentoring and leading finance teams up to 6 qualified and part qualified accountants as well managing outsourced service providers
  • Experienced in Pan European Private Equity fund and corporate accounting and tax matters (Jersey, UK, Lux, Portugal, Netherlands, Ireland, Spain), covering IFRS, FRS102 and local GAAP
  • Extensive Experian Private Equity administration: carried interest calculations, valuation, investor reporting, cash forecasts and budgeting, tax
  • Big 4 (Deloitte and PWC) trained auditor. This has served me well in dealing with year end audits and tight deadlines
  • Experienced in fund structuring and deal support. My previous and current roles entail working with tax and legal advisors as well as investment teams in setting up fund structures and closing investment deals
  • Internal and external stakeholder management ranging from senior management teams to investors (institutional, high net worth individuals)

Candidate Ref: 1911671

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Sector
Investment Banking
Discipline
Front Office - Origination, Structuring, Trading
Seniority
Director
Other
Open to discussing new career directions

Director

Package (including bonus): £300,000

Multi-faceted professional with a strong background in financial services covering infrastructure and private equity funds coupled with a background in engineering and currently working as a Product Manager

  • 10+ years structuring experience working with Private Capital funds (infrastructure, private equity, private debt and real estate) in an advisory capacity
  • Competent in the areas of capital structuring, debt raising strategies, capital markets advice and ratings advisory
  • Specialised in working with first-time/infrequent capital markets borrowers to develop and execute financing take-out strategies by arranging public and private debt
  • Deep understanding of AIFMD compliant funds and European offshore fund structuring
  • Experienced in the areas of change management and digital transformation
  • Strong senior stakeholder management skills with a focus on creating governance platforms

Candidate Ref: 2021879

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Sector
Investment Banking, Wealth / Private Banking, Cross Sector
Discipline
Project/Programme/Change Management , Consulting
Seniority
Senior Vice President / Manager
Other
Open to discussing new career directions , Globally Mobile, Interim, Permanent

VP Programme Management, Head of Projects

Package (including bonus): £100,000

  • Senior Consultant, Project & Programme Manager, innovative, analytical & commercially-astute, experienced across B2B, B2C, financial services, banking, technology, communication, consulting & global corporate sectors.
  • Champions business transformation and change management, process improvement, optimisation, end-to-end project / programme leadership, regulatory compliance, regulatory change & business benefit realisation.
  • Proven track record of transforming business procedures, devising and developing comprehensive Target Operating Models (TOMs) for major clients, effectively aligning processes and operations to business needs.
  • Collaborative approach to successful transformational leadership, engaging with stakeholders at C-level / Board & 3rd parties, delivering ‘fit for purpose’ solutions, processes and technology-enabled business change.
  • Translates business requirements into tangible, realistic and achievable project & programme deliverables.
  • Recently completed the prestigious Fintech Programme at Saïd Business School, Oxford University.

Candidate Ref: 1914778

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Sector
Private Equity
Discipline
Finance / Audit, Operations, Strategy
Seniority
Director
Other
Open to discussing new career directions

CFO/COO

Package (including bonus): £250,000+

A Private Equity CFO, with 15 years’ experience in the industry and a practical, commercial mind-set.

  • Experienced in management reporting, financial accounting and planning, waterfall review, valuations, budgeting, treasury and fx.
  • Skilled in Investor Relations, including investor meetings and reporting through to fundraising strategy and writing PPMs.
  • Experienced in stakeholder management and communications. 
  • A strategic and creative thinker who is numerate and analytical.
  • An active participant in the private equity industry

Candidate Ref: 1900416

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Sector
Investment Asset Management, Investment Banking, Wealth / Private Banking
Discipline
Finance / Audit
Seniority
Director
Other
Open to discussing new career directions , Interim

Finance Director

Package (including bonus): £100,000+

FCCA-qualified accountant offering 20+ years’ success contributing to delivery of commercial, strategic and financial support for diverse organisations – from boutiques through to listed PLCs. Played key role in creation and implementation of financial controls, governance, policies, and regulations.

  • Extensive experience in dealing with FCA financial regulatory returns and CASS compliance including COREP & ICAAP.
  • Played instrumental roles in smooth delivery of high-impact, high-value ventures including propelled revenues over £6M via new fee charging structures across group with focus on 22 branches.
  • Established top-performing teams of finance professionals committed to service quality, data accuracy, regulatory compliance, and corporate standards / mission. 
  • Generated savings through operational streamlining, strategic planning, and effective allocation of fiscal resources as well as team talents.
  • CORE COMPETENCIES: Financial Management • Fiscal Controls and Governance • VAT, Corporate Tax, Returns • AP / AR • Treasury Operations • Statutory Reporting (IFRS & UK GAAP) • Strategic Planning • Listed PLC Audits • Full Project Lifecycles • Change Implementation • Stakeholder Relations • Team Coordination Training / Coaching • FCA Regulations • Client Money (CASS) and Regulatory Compliance • Budgeting COREP • ICAAP

Candidate Ref: 1912665

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Sector
Investment Asset Management, Investment Banking
Discipline
Sales, Business Development, Relationship Managment, Financial Risk
Seniority
C Suite
Other
Open to discussing new career directions , Globally Mobile

Global Head of Credit Risk

Package (including bonus): £TBA

  • Accomplished Leader in Sales and Risk Management with international experience across major US and UK Investment Banks.
  • Expertise in Capital and Derivative Markets including experience in Corporate Structured Lending Transactions.
  • C-Suite level relationships across major financial institutions and trade associations.
  • Track record of proven successes in managing exposure to clients in distress and leading teams in a crisis
  • Leading the delivery of e-banking cash management and treasury product offering to Corporate Clients in the Gulf; Development of Business Strategy and implementing change within organizations
  • Founded and Co-Chair of Risk Peer Advisory Group in London - 100 Women in Finance/Hedge Funds

Candidate Ref: 1910799

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Sector
Investment Asset Management, Investment Banking
Discipline
Non-financial and Operational Risk , Compliance / Regulation, Public Policy and Advocacy
Seniority
Director
Other
Open to discussing new career directions , Globally Mobile, Interim

Head of Public Policy | Global Affairs | Regulatory Strategy and Change | Head of Risk Governance | Head of Operational Risk

Package (including bonus): £200,000+

I am a risk and public policy professional with extensive sell- and buy-side experience in the regulatory sector and the geopolitical landscape that informs it. Experience includes:

  • Stakeholder management within firms (including c-suite) and across industry working groups and standing committees
  • Leadership of small technical teams and large working groups that include legal, compliance, and public policy experts
  • A deep understanding of UK and EU supervisory structures and legislative processes
  • The development of positions on an array of complex regulatory briefs and their effective communication to regulators and policy makers in the UK, across the EU, and globally
  • The industry’s move from LIBOR to SONIA, work with IOSCO on cross-border regulation, and the development of rules and technical standards informing: capital, liquidity, market conduct and market infrastructure requirements
  • Firm risk governance spanning approaches to Pillar 2, and the design and implementation of risk governance audits and ICAAP challenges
  • Delivery of risk reviews
  • The ongoing development of a network which includes professionals from both sides of the regulatory fence

Candidate Ref: 1920887

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Sector
Investment Asset Management, Investment Banking, Cross Sector
Discipline
Non-financial and Operational Risk , Finance / Audit
Seniority
Senior Vice President / Manager, Director
Other
Alpha Returner, Flexible / Agile Working, Open to discussing new career directions

Risk and Audit Professional

Package (including bonus): £160,000+

An award-winning risk and audit professional, with 15 years’ experience gained across first, second and third Lines of Defence roles at Credit Suisse, RBS, HBOS and Standard Chartered.  

  • Delivers robust, independent assurance and challenge on process and control; embeds deep understanding of non-financial risk management and heads complex regulation-driven projects.
  • Promotes culture of operational risk; develops policies and framework that cascade firmwide. Engages persuasively with stakeholders and leads projects to successful conclusion.
  • Identifies, reduces and manages operational and non-financial risk; brings knowledge of banking landscape, products and processes to encourage productive collaboration. Implements functional safeguards, whilst balancing commercial needs with regulatory requirements.

Candidate Ref: 1908114

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Sector
Investment Asset Management, Investment Banking, Wealth / Private Banking
Discipline
Non-financial and Operational Risk , Compliance / Regulation, Governance
Seniority
Director
Other
Open to discussing new career directions

Risk Management Director

Package (including bonus): £135,000

  • Highly motivated, delivery focused Risk Management, Control and Governance professional with 10+ years’ experience in Wealth and Investment Management, holding roles      within Fund Operations, Business Risk, Chief Controls Office, and Operational Risk.
  • An enthusiastic and driven individual with strong leadership and management skills, with proven success in challenging and fluid business environments.
  • Excellent stakeholder management, building trusted relationships with stakeholders at all levels within the business and across the three lines of defence.
  • Experience in 1st and 2nd line roles covering all components of the operational and conduct risk framework.
  • Member of Business Executive and Risk Committees and adviser to senior management, including board level reporting.
  • Passionate advocate of the risk management profession and strong role model; supporting future talent.    

Candidate Ref: 1902938

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Sector
Investment Banking, Corporate and Commercial Banking
Discipline
Sales, Business Development, Relationship Managment, Project/Programme/Change Management , Operations, Business Support / Management
Seniority
Senior Vice President / Manager
Other
Open to discussing new career directions

Business Manager | Deputy COO

Package (including bonus): £120,000

  • An experienced, delivery focused Business Manager, with proven expertise in financial, resource, support and transformational project management.
  • A highly effective leader, driving business and organisational change
  • Passionate about people and providing an environment they can flourish in
  • Results oriented with a focus on doing whats right not whats easy
  • A problem solver
  • Seeking a Leadership role working alongside decision makers to help them achieve their goals

Candidate Ref: 1914182

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Sector
Investment Asset Management, Investment Banking, Wealth / Private Banking, Corporate and Commercial Banking
Discipline
Non-financial and Operational Risk , Project/Programme/Change Management
Seniority
Director
Other
Open to discussing new career directions

Change and Transformation Specialist

Package (including bonus): £150,000

  • Financial Services experience spanning 25 years.
  • Member of regulatory consortiums with exposure to current regulations such as GDPR, MAR, MIFID2, EMIR, LIBOR
  • Senior stakeholder management ( C-suit and Board Level )
  • Delivering complex business change within multiple sectors, such as Front office surveillance, Digital risk, KYC/Financial Crime and multi asset class experience (OTC Derivatives full front to back )
  • Vendor Management and full RFP/RFI
  • Delivery of Risk Control Framework into the business with full Attestation 
  • Target Operating Model creation and improvement
  • Keen interest in mentoring young woman in Financial Services
  • Seeking a Leadership role working alongside decision makers based in London or possible relocation within UK/Jersey/Guernsey

Candidate Ref: 1902362

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Sector
Investment Asset Management, Investment Banking, Corporate and Commercial Banking
Discipline
Sales, Business Development, Relationship Managment, Operations, Technology, Strategy, Business Support / Management
Seniority
Director
Other
Open to discussing new career directions , Globally Mobile

Chief of Staff | Chief Administrative Office | Head of Business Management

Package (including bonus): £160,000

  • Highly accomplished Business Management and Operations Senior Executive with extensive expertise across financial services, technology and digitalisation, actively engaged in the Third Sector
  • Dedicated and accountable driver of change and tangible results, with proven track-record in strategic planning, complex programme and risk management, governance and performance analytics, P&L ownership and revenue growth
  • Considerable experience in stakeholder liaison and mobilisation, in defining, communicating and delivering compelling business cases to fruition
  • Committed and passionate in team leadership and development, as a respected mentor with tenacity in establishing values-led behaviours
  • Seeking to harness talents in Chief of Staff role, combining IQ with EQ to set cultural tone and drive business objectives through the people organisation

Candidate Ref: 1902554

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Sector
Investment Asset Management, Investment Banking
Discipline
Project/Programme/Change Management , Finance / Audit
Seniority
Director
Other
Open to discussing new career directions

Head of FP&A & Reporting; Change Management & Business Delivery

Package (including bonus): £120,000 - 140,000

  • Working across Finance, Operations, and Technology in the Financial Services Industry, I have proven track record in strategy, change and project delivery, reporting and governance, budgeting and planning. 
  • Commercially focused and pragmatic, I adopt an Agile and Lean mindset to deliver tangible holistic solutions.
  •  Focused on a solution rather than problem outcome, I utilise the latest change and project methodologies, cross wide industry best practice, and research. 
  • I have a  proven track record in building effective partnerships with stakeholders and teams to deliver and prioritise the right value proposition for the business.  

Candidate Ref: 1920060

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Sector
Investment Banking, Consultancy, Cross Sector
Discipline
Project/Programme/Change Management
Seniority
Director
Other
Open to discussing new career directions , Interim

Change and Transformation Programme Manager

Package (including bonus): £150,000

Senior change and transformation programme manager with extensive experience delivering complex strategic initiatives globally: regulatory, compliance, financial crime, business enablement, legal entities, HR/people, post-merger integrations within professional services, investment banking, asset management, and financial services sectors.

  • Deep experience and knowledge in leading business change and transformation gained in prominent banks and leading institutions  globally
  • Shaped and delivered a large number of complex and challenging initiatives from strategy and definition to execution of the plans, and embedded change into the organisations
  • Created and executed complex plans, led teams of several people with internal and external resources, and managed budget of several  millions
  • Passionate and enthusiastic leader who drives change with a collaborative and growth approach
  • Strong stakeholder engagement experience and particularly with senior stakeholders
  • Thought leadership, strategic thinking and strong execution capabilities combined with a positive mindset and emotional intelligence
  • Actively promoting D&I through various initiatives

Candidate Ref: 1920078

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Sector
Investment Asset Management, Investment Banking, Corporate and Commercial Banking, Retail Banking, Fintech /Technology
Discipline
Front Office - Origination, Structuring, Trading, Operations, Strategy
Seniority
C Suite
Other
Open to discussing new career directions , Globally Mobile

CEO, Chief of Strategy, COO, CRO

Package (including bonus): £750,000

Seasoned senior financial services leader, having lived and worked in Asia, Europe and the US with proven experience in starting up, revitalizing and managing profitable businesses delivering aggressive revenue and return metrics. Set up the Banks energy, commodities and transportation franchise in New York from scratch, which in 7 years was a usd 14bln portfolio, generated a revenue of usd 180mln with 58 people and ROE of 25percent. In the most recent role, responsible for the credit risk of half the balance sheet of the Bank.

  • Building and managing diverse teams of professionals with passion, enthusiasm and fun.
  • A visionary at heart, culture carrier, a strategist with a drive to influence and get things done, A finisher, problem solver.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, capable of effective communication at all levels of the organization,
  • Passionate about inclusive leadership, innovator and mentor.
  • Looking for a senior leadership position within a global organization with growth aspirations.

Candidate Ref: 1912992

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Sector
Investment Banking
Discipline
Seniority
Director, C Suite
Other
Open to discussing new career directions , Globally Mobile

Managing Director

Package (including bonus): £450,000

Experienced Operations and Transformation Manager with a key focus on client service and new industry developments to improve the overall client experience.

  • Inspiring and enthusiastic leader of Operations and COO teams with over twenty years experience across several financial institutions.
  • Strong execution mindset underpinned by core values that support and energise teams to perform at their best.
  • Creative thinking, problem solving, never giving up and quality results are my key competencies delivered through a team approach and collaborative management style. 

Key regulatory facing positions 

  • Operations point of contact during credit crisis 
  • Operations representative during rogue trader incident
  • Accountable Executive for operations during FCA SAMLP 

Candidate Ref: 1909343

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Sector
Discipline
Seniority
Other

Product Management | Governance | COO | Change Management

Package (including bonus): £

Sorry you missed her. This Alpha Candidate has now started a new role. 

Candidate Ref: 1920062

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Sector
Investment Asset Management, Wealth / Private Banking, Fintech /Technology
Discipline
Business Leadership , Sales, Business Development, Relationship Managment, Project/Programme/Change Management , Operations
Seniority
Director, C Suite
Other
Open to discussing new career directions , Globally Mobile

Managing Director | UK Country Manager | Director of Growth | CEO, COO, Partner

Package (including bonus): £160,000

  • Senior Wealth Management leader with global experience at Regional Managing Director and CEO levels
  • MBA holder with Certified Financial Planner (CFP) designation recently relocated back to the UK after 17 years in the USA with deep cross cultural and cross functional experience within highly regulated financial services in the US, Canada, LATAM, and Europe serving HNW and UHNW private clients.
  • FinTech sector experience covering front office, operations, digital transformation, and project management projects both in advisory to tech firms and intrapreneur
  • Proven record of successfully delivering complex strategic initiatives. international experience in building and maintaining a highly profitable HNW international client base for wealth management and private banking clients
  • Looking for a permanent senior leadership position within a high growth, ideally global, organization with travel from a UK base

Candidate Ref: 1912097

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Sector
Investment Asset Management
Discipline
Legal
Seniority
Senior Vice President / Manager
Other
Open to discussing new career directions

Assistant General Counsel

Package (including bonus): £170,000

  • English qualified senior lawyer with 13 years of experience in asset management
  • Strong communications, leadership, problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Close interaction with senior management.
  • Work independently and efficiently as trusted advisor to the business. 
  • Assist the business with delivering results whilst identifying and mitigating legal risks.
  • Lead Brexit lawyer and expertise on the impact of Brexit on asset management.
  • Technical regulatory knowledge (UCITS, MiFID, AIFMD, FCA COLL sourcebook (...)).
  • Product development: UK and Luxembourg domiciled funds.
  • Looking for a GC or senior legal role

Candidate Ref: 1918832

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Sector
Retail Banking, Fintech /Technology
Discipline
Project/Programme/Change Management , Consulting
Seniority
Director
Other
Open to discussing new career directions , Interim

Delivery Director

Package (including bonus): £120,000

  • Leads with vision and works collaboratively, creating structure and clarity.
  • Successfully delivered several large scale card migrations, from domestic and competitor schemes
  • Specialist in delivery of consumer payments products for customers in UK and Europe. 
  • Digital Payments, Alternative Payments, Gateways, PSP, Scheme Migrations
  • Expertise in digital wallets
  • Relationship Management and Business development
  • Business Process engineering

Candidate Ref: 1909795

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Sector
Investment Asset Management, Investment Banking
Discipline
Project/Programme/Change Management , Legal , Finance / Audit, Operations, Business Support / Management
Seniority
Other
Alpha Returner, Open to discussing new career directions

Group COO

Package (including bonus): £200,000

Experienced Chief Operating Office Executive Director with >20 years’ Financial Services expertise, including Group COO, Management Office and Internal Audit roles, plus formative career in front-line Banking leadership.

▪ Leads execution of Board-level strategy; provides deep business, risk and operations expertise to complex, global organisations, as C-level right hand and operational leader.

▪ Delivers large-scale transformation, optimisingperformance, risk and cost; operationalises majorinitiatives into robust change programmes. Embeds new systems, processes and behaviours across business lines and regions.

▪ Drives engagement, consensus and performance fromkey stakeholders, highly experienced in interfacing with senior leaders of business and infrastructure divisions, including at committee level.

Candidate Ref: 1911529

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Sector
Investment Asset Management, Investment Banking
Discipline
Non-financial and Operational Risk , Compliance / Regulation, Project/Programme/Change Management , Operations, Governance
Seniority
Director
Other
Alpha Returner, Flexible / Agile Working, Open to discussing new career directions , Interim

Senior Change the bank / Run the bank Professional

Package (including bonus): £150,000+

  • Delivering complex business change initiatives and large regulatory compliant programmes 
  • Managing and leading people - BAU and Interim 
  • Parachuted in, to take charge of Remediation execution 
  • Managing complex external & internal audits
  • Regulator response report writing and standardisation
  • Multi Regulator onsite inspection and attestation coordination
  • Senior stakeholder management (C-suite / Board level)
  • Conduit and arbitration management - go to person to fix problems and create solutions
  • PMO and quality assurance design and implementation
  • Financial Crime / AML SME
  • Operational risk and control SME

Candidate Ref: 1907675

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Sector
Investment Banking
Discipline
Compliance / Regulation, Governance
Seniority
Director
Other
Flexible / Agile Working, Open to discussing new career directions , Globally Mobile

Regulatory Strategy, Company Secretary

Package (including bonus): £150,000+

  • Senior professional with over 15 years of experience gained from a wide range of organisations types
  • Energetic and proactive leader with a passion to deliver and a commercial mindset 
  • Proven track record of successful analysis and interpretation of regulation
  • Strong understanding of market structure across multiple asset classes
  • Board level reporting, board management and corporate governance
  • Product management and business development in trading and technology
  • Experienced people manager with the proven ability to build strong and successful relationships
  • Client relationship management
  • Public speaking and client communications

Candidate Ref: 1915359

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Sector
Investment Asset Management, Investment Banking
Discipline
Portfolio / Fund Management , Financial Risk
Seniority
Senior Vice President / Manager
Other
Open to discussing new career directions , Globally Mobile

Portfolio Manager

Package (including bonus): £100,000

  • Extensive experience in credit portfolio management, derivatives and risk management 
  • Execution of deals from initial prospecting efforts to closing the deal 
  • Originated, structured and negotiated investment opportunities
  • Optimized sales via “O2D Model” - Product pushing with Sales/Trading/Origination/Syndication- to maximize risk-adjusted returns within the Loan Portfolio
  • Effectively developed and sought new opportunities for hedging through CDS
  • Manage concentration and capital risk of lending portfolio through Securitisation: Executed multi billion dollars synthetic securitisation CLO
  • Successfully contributed to the bank hitting the target of RWA reduction 
  • Financial and quantitative analysis, Financial forecasting, cash flow modelling 

Candidate Ref: 1912524

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Sector
Investment Asset Management, Investment Banking, Wealth / Private Banking
Discipline
Business Leadership , Project/Programme/Change Management
Seniority
Director, C Suite
Other
Open to discussing new career directions

COO | Transformation Management | Risk & Controls

Package (including bonus): £TBA

Helping CEOs, Global COOs and Heads of Business in the financial industry, achieve strategic revenue and cost goals by delivering effective COO leadership and transformation programme stewardship whilst assuring compliance

  •       Solution-oriented and results driven COO with a strong track record of successfully leading and managing business activities and delivering strategic, complex global change programs with outstanding stakeholder management skills
  •       Subject matter expert in Supervisory Governance and Risk & Controls (First and second Line of Defence)
  •       20 years’ experience in a multitude of roles ranging from setting up a hedge fund to creating and executing strategy in investment banks across a wide range of asset classes in both London and Geneva
  •       Experience in buy and sell-side blue chip firms with comprehensive expertise in Global Markets, Corporate and Investment Banking
  •       People-centric Leader with an engaging personality who aligns, guides and empowers large, global teams
  •       Highly influential communicator and negotiator with the ability to build & leverage strong working relationships and resolve conflicts

Candidate Ref: 1913506

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Sector
Investment Banking
Discipline
Project/Programme/Change Management , Product / Product Management, Research and Analytics , Business Support / Management
Seniority
Director
Other
Open to discussing new career directions

Strategic Analytics Chief of Staff | COO | Change Director

Package (including bonus): £240,000

Reputable strategic analytics chief of staff, aide to divisional c-suite management, deliverer of change, product manager and computer scientist with over ten years' experience successfully solving for management board level fire drills and initiatives across Global Markets and Strategic Analytics within a tier 1 investment bank. 

My specialties include: 

  • Developing and managing a front office book of work to strategically solve for deficiencies escalated to board level
  • Confidently bridging the gap between senior management, front office, infrastructure, analytics and regulators
  • Fire fighting under regulatory and management board scrutiny with multiple competing priorities
  • Getting my hands dirty delving into data, designing solutions, drafting white papers and developing presentations
  • Seeking out parallels, improvements and opportunities to challenge the status quo
  • Management across a global virtual matrix in addition to direct reports

Candidate Ref: 1915633

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Sector
Investment Asset Management, Investment Banking
Discipline
Front Office - Origination, Structuring, Trading, Sales, Business Development, Relationship Managment, Project/Programme/Change Management , Operations, Business Support / Management
Seniority
Director
Other
Open to discussing new career directions

Strategic Change Programme Director/Business Management

Package (including bonus): £225,000

  • Strong Investment Banking Director with 25+ years in Sales, Global business management and strategic change across Front, Middle office and Operations.
  • Excellent product knowledge and solid front-back process knowledge with a proven track record in delivering global process re-engineering, change management and operational efficiencies.
  • Results oriented, organised, strong attention to detail, coupled with a sound controls and process ethos.
  • Creativity and natural curiosity to think outside the box and deliver exceptional service
  • Very strong client facing skills and a proven track record with senior stakeholders
  • Proven ability to effectively lead and motivate global teams of staff, influence senior decision makers, identify challenges, define clear and achievable solutions and deliver excellence
  • Governance, Controls, Conduct Risk, and Regulatory Change Management (Brexit, Uncleared Margin, MiFID)
  • Client onboarding/offboarding, KYC, AML policies and procedures, periodic reviews, risk ratings and process efficiencies
  • Operating Model re-engineering and implementation

Candidate Ref: 1919915

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Sector
Investment Asset Management
Discipline
Portfolio / Fund Management
Seniority
Director, C Suite
Other
Flexible / Agile Working, Open to discussing new career directions , Interim

ESG Advisor, Policy Advisor, Shareholder Engagement Advisor

Package (including bonus): £TBA

  • Over 20 years’ experience in investing in traditional and alternative investment funds, asset allocation and dynamic portfolio management
  • Assessed thousands of funds across all strategies in the hedge fund, ESG, impact, UCITS, long only, private equity (both funds and individual deals) and private debt sectors. Invested in about 500 funds throughout the years. 
  • Managed/advised several top performing specialist and multi-strategy multi-manager funds throughout the evolution of the alternative fund industry.   
  • Strong management skills of fund management companies and research teams
  • Passion for sustainability issues on both the political and investment side
  • Working with fund managers and asset owners on shareholder engagement and sustainable practices, specifically related to climate change  
  • Investment Committee, Staff Training, Project Work services.

Candidate Ref: 1914819

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Sector
Investment Banking
Discipline
Non-financial and Operational Risk , Business Support / Management
Seniority
Senior Vice President / Manager
Other
Open to discussing new career directions

Business Manager

Package (including bonus): £130,000

  • Business Management experience including headcount, budget, financial management, programme management and year end compensation process 
  • Deep understanding of Listed Derivatives and Debt Securities clearing and settlements processes including trade reporting, funding, corporate actions, accounting and reconciliations
  • Excellent communication, influencing and negotiation skills, bringing together diverse stakeholders to focus on common goals
  • People manager with experience running international teams in onshore and offshore locations across APAC, Europe and America
  • Established experience of navigating difficult conversations with senior internal stakeholders and regulators
  • Delivery track record of various types of projects: Risk and control process implementation, system build and enhancements, process improvements, operating model changes
  • Deep understanding of Listed Derivatives and Debt Securities clearing and settlements processes including trade reporting, funding, corporate actions, accounting and reconciliations 

Candidate Ref: 1903184

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Sector
Investment Asset Management
Discipline
Portfolio / Fund Management
Seniority
Director
Other
Open to discussing new career directions , Globally Mobile

Multi-Asset Portfolio Manager

Package (including bonus): £250,000+

  • Citywire rated portfolio manager
  • Multi-asset and equity focused, developed sustainable frameworks
  • Solid macro and fundamental analyst, modelling and risk management skills
  • Promoted her funds globally, raised assets and increased her team’s profile
  • Strategic thinker, team player, people manager, mentor
  • Developed investment training programs for junior talent
  • Sponsor of diversity and inclusion initiatives
  • Worked for top-tier institutions in London and in the US
  • MBA in Finance and Econometrics

Candidate Ref: 1906344

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Sector
Investment Asset Management, Investment Banking
Discipline
Seniority
Director, C Suite
Other
Open to discussing new career directions , Globally Mobile

Equity/Debt Fund - Executive Director, Managing Director, COO, CEO, Partner

Package (including bonus): £300,000

  • Telecommunications & Investment executive with 25 + years of global experience, specialization in Innovative Mobile (IoT), Satellite Technologies and Emerging Markets
  • Extensive International Telecoms, Media and Technology Operations, Techncial and Investment experience; specialization in Emerging Markets
  • Founded start-up TMT companies, worldwide, manged and restructure mature TMT companies
  • Proven C level Multi-cultural team leader (building & restructuring organizations) providing practical solutions, which increases shareholder value
  • BOD Member to Multinational Telco Companies; UK, South Africa, Pakistan, Bulgaria
  • Founded and Deployed complex telco companies from AMPS/TACS through to 4G/LTE, and 5G development
  • Venture Capital/Early Stage IoT investments (eCommerce, eHealth, eUtilities, eEducation, eAgriculture, eGov’t, eEnvironment, Gaming, Automotive, Fintech, SaaS, AI)
  • Private Equity Investments (LTA, Due Dilligence and Financial Oversight of Telecoms & Satellite Infrastructure projects (Wiireless; MNO’s/MVNO’s, Satellite, Subsea Fibre, Terrestrial Fibre, Data Centres, and Towers)
  • Over 40 TMT investments worldwide, equating to $8.8B USD’s+ in capital deployed; deal structuring and portfolio management through to exit
  • Named  “Top 50 Women to Watch in the Telecoms Industry” by Global Telecoms Business, June 2017

Candidate Ref: 1919522

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Sector
Investment Banking, Wealth / Private Banking
Discipline
Business Leadership , Project/Programme/Change Management
Seniority
Director, C Suite
Other
Open to discussing new career directions , Globally Mobile

COO | Programme Director | Strategic Change

Package (including bonus): £300,000

  • Exceptional COO and Programme Director with a proven record of successfully delivering strategic initiatives
  • Extensive experience working in financial services, including complex annual planning experience on a large scale
  • Responsibility for multi-billion programmes across the Globe
  • Change Management experience within Wealth Management, Derivatives (including regulatory change such as MIFIF II & CSDR, and Treasury and Collateral & Clearing) Delivered very large change programmes in this regard
  • Successful in designing and delivery large scale organisational restructure

Candidate Ref: 1919737

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Sector
Investment Asset Management, Investment Banking
Discipline
Front Office - Origination, Structuring, Trading, Sales, Business Development, Relationship Managment
Seniority
Senior Vice President / Manager
Other
Open to discussing new career directions , Globally Mobile

Business Development | Sales | Relationship Management

Package (including bonus): £100,000+

  • Track record of successfully initiating, building and maintaining an institutional client base (Hedge Funds, Long-onlys and Pension Funds) across EMEA, LATAM and US, working for top tier investment banks
  • International experience in multiple asset classes (notably Equities)  
  • Grow balances by leveraging client portfolios to source new cross product mandates via monitoring and analysing client balances and continuous dialogue with internal stakeholders
  • Broad cross-cultural experience. Fluent in English, French, Italian and Spanish

 

Candidate Ref: 1915382

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Sector
Investment Asset Management, Wealth / Private Banking
Discipline
Business Leadership , Project/Programme/Change Management , Business Support / Management
Seniority
Director, C Suite
Other
Open to discussing new career directions , Interim

COO I Head of Business Management I Head of Change Management I Head of IT

Package (including bonus): £180,000

  • Technical background in roles such as Head of FO, Ops and IT, Head of FI & Derivs, Head of Business Management  - successfully executed and aligned
  • Experienced senior stakeholder & external relationships manager having resolved numerous challenging and hostile examples
  • 20+yrs successfully creating, managing and trouble shooting large departments, programmes and teams both locally and globally 
  • Last 10 years a particular focus on delivering strategic but pragmatic workable solutions at enterprise, programme and project level aligning with business strategy 
  • Vast exposure to the regulator and auditor, mitigating operational risk, ensuring compliance, reporting and facing investigation
  • Created Change, Data, Operational & Regulatory governance frameworks, procedures and bespoke methodologies
  • Managed large budgets and expenditure, defined business and IT strategies, executed Sales, M&A
  • Sharp, enquiring analytic mind, personable soft skills and considerable drive and energy 

 

Candidate Ref: 1915651

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Sector
Investment Asset Management
Discipline
Legal
Seniority
Senior Vice President / Manager
Other
Open to discussing new career directions

Legal Counsel

Package (including bonus): £100,000

  • Legal professional with experience of a wide range of commercial contract and investment management agreements in the asset management and financial sector. 
  • Reviewing, negotiating and drafting a range of commercial contracts 
  • Provide support in relation to GDPR and MiFID II updates. 
  • Identify and management of legal risks. 
  • Provide advice to the business on general corporate and commercial queries. 
  • Offer general corporate support to the corporate governance and company secretariat 
  • Provide dedicated legal support to key strategic and regulatory projects
  • Spanish qualified lawyer and European Registered Lawyer at the SRA 

 

Candidate Ref: 1918822

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Sector
Wealth / Private Banking
Discipline
Sales, Business Development, Relationship Managment
Seniority
Senior Vice President / Manager
Other
Open to discussing new career directions

Real Estate Specialist

Package (including bonus): £150,000

  • Highly professional and CEMAP qualified Real Estate Specialist (commercial and residential property) with strong knowledge of regulated mortgages.
  • Proven ability to successfully deliver real estate transactions within the Private Banking arena for high net worth (HNW) and ultra-high net worth (UHNW) clients.
  • Strong structuring, credit risk, loan documentation and legal skills for individual and corporate Borrowers.
  • Strong work ethic, excellent attention to detail and a positive attitude towards meeting challenging performance targets and goals.

Candidate Ref: 1914039

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Sector
Cross Sector
Discipline
Finance / Audit
Seniority
Senior Vice President / Manager, Director
Other
Open to discussing new career directions

Head of Finance

Package (including bonus): £125,000

  • Highly-motivated, big-4 trained chartered accountant, specialised in financial services with plc experience.
  • Member of senior leadership team and banking committees with PRA certified role.
  • Strong technical statutory reporting skills including accounting for financial instruments under IFRS.
  • Significant management reporting experience, encompassing budgeting, forecasting and analytics.
  • Knowledge of regulatory reporting in a banking environment.
  • Highly effective interpersonal and team leadership skills.

Specialties:

  • IFRS statutory reporting
  • Accounting for financial instruments
  • Management information and analysis
  • Regulatory reporting

Candidate Ref: 1919432

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Sector
Investment Banking, Fintech /Technology
Discipline
Business Leadership , Sales, Business Development, Relationship Managment, Project/Programme/Change Management , Operations, Product / Product Management, Business Support / Management
Seniority
Director
Other
Open to discussing new career directions

Business Growth and Transformation Professional

Package (including bonus): £210,000

  • Senior business manager, who has successfully integrated business lines and developed sales strategies for business growth.
  • Structured and innovative cross-functional manager, with Financial Services and Fintech expertise, who has repeatedly demonstrated people leadership and motivational qualities.
  • A driven and professional manager with a focus on business growth, transformation and integration.
  • Proven experience in product roadmap strategy, planning and product management 
  • Proven experience of annual budget forecasting and P&L management 
  • Strong Client facing experience via client services, relationship management and sales origination roles as well as Fintech Sales Go-to-market strategy and planning 
  • Extensive knowledge of capital markets, particularly cleared derivatives 
  • People management and organizational change implementation skills

Candidate Ref: 1914761

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Sector
Cross Sector
Discipline
Project/Programme/Change Management
Seniority
Senior Vice President / Manager
Other
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Global PMO Portfolio Delivery Manager

Package (including bonus): £120,000

  • Over 24 years experience as PMO Portfoilo delivery Manager/PMO head across banking and insurance companies. Worked on large projects up to 2bn. 
  • Experience managing large programmes/portfolios sized from £20m to 2bn across Business Change and IT with good Global implementation experience: (20 to 100 countries) gained from Wealth and Investment Management, Regulatory programmes such as: Brexit, PSD2 Open Banking (Digital IT/Payments), Financial Crime Risk Transformation-Banking Reform, Banking Reform– Ring Fence Programme: Commercial Bank  
  • Programme/Project management/and Portfolio Management (MSP, Prince2, Agile and Portfolio Management Office – P30)
  • Business Management/Stake Holder/Relationship Management
  • Communication/interpersonal/Budgeting, Planning and Analytical Skills

Candidate Ref: 1912591

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Sector
Investment Banking, Fintech /Technology
Discipline
Business Leadership , Project/Programme/Change Management , Operations
Seniority
Director, C Suite
Other
Open to discussing new career directions

COO / Global Head of Operations

Package (including bonus): £250,000

  • Senior professional with over 15 years experience gained from Tier one investment banks and, more recently, a FinTech
  • Energetic and proactive leader with a passion to deliver 
  • Proven track record of successful implementation of transformation projects
  • Delivering/negotiating key strategic contracts 
  • Vendor/relationship management 
  • Board level reporting
  • Project management / delivery
  • Management of change programmes
  • Experienced people manager with the proven ability to build strong and successful teams
  • Commercial mindset 

Candidate Ref: 1914744

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Sector
Cross Sector
Discipline
Operations, Business Support / Management
Seniority
Senior Vice President / Manager
Other
Open to discussing new career directions

Quality Assurance Manager

Package (including bonus): £150,000

  • Extensive experience in testing applications in investment, retail banking and healthcare sector. 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and strong written and verbal communications allowing interaction with colleagues at all levels to create strong working relationships, which facilitates high performance and creativity.  
  • Utilises a consultative style to solve problems and motivate teams to achieve success. 
  • Works well under pressure, accurately identifying risks and best procedure to manage concurrent projects within strict deadlines.   

Candidate Ref: 1913122

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Discipline
Seniority
Other

Senior Financial Crime Compliance manager

Package (including bonus): £

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Candidate Ref: 1915459

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